Cars broken into on Brownstown’s west side

Brownstown police continue to investigate a string of thefts from vehicles reported Thursday morning on the town’s west side.

Three of those incidents were reported on South Ewing Street, and a fourth was reported on Orchard Lane, officer John Reichenbacker said.

Items taken from the vehicles included change, cigarettes, a portable DVD player and a phone charger.

Police said people can help prevent such incidents by locking the doors of their vehicles.